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Bode George accuses Sanwo-Olu of protecting criminals



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A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Olabode George, has bemoaned the rate of corruption in the state.

George also accused the Babajide Sanwo-Olu administration of protecting criminals from justice and prosecution.

This was contained in a statement issued by the PDP chieftain on Monday, in response to a law: ‘Lagos State Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission Law,’ which was signed in April by Governor Sanwo-Olu.

With the new law, the anti-corruption commission has the full wherewithal to take over the investigation of all anti-corruption cases involving the Lagos State Government.

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However, the PDP chieftain tagged this mandate as dishonest due to its propensity to shield some state players from EFCC’s prosecution.

He said, “Sanwo-Olu’s legislation that seeks to shield criminals from federal prosecution is dead on arrival. It is an elementary assertion that once a state law conflicts with federal legislation, the state law is voided.”

He added, “This is politics of deceit and self-serving glorification. They cherry-pick what suits them, railroading their enemies into jail and protecting their own.”

By Mayowa Oladeji…

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